Dr. Dancea attended Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania, where he earned both his medical degree and a doctorate in physiotherapy. He then completed internships in internal medicine, surgery and family practice at the Bucharest Emergency University Hospital. Dr. Dancea completed residencies in orthopaedic surgery at Foisor Hospitalthe only hospital of orthopaedics and traumatology in Romaniaand at Colmar Hospital in France.<br/><br/>

Dr. Dancea moved to the U.S. to complete additional residencies in general surgery at New Yorks Sound Shore Medical Center and at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He also completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery in Louisville, Kentucky. He joined Carilion Clinic in 2013.<br/><br/>

Dr. Dancea is certified by the American Board of Surgery. In addition to treating patients at Carilion Clinics Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences, he is assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.<br/><br/>

Dr. Dancea takes a collaborative approach to working with patients.<br/><br/>

I always try to involve my patients in their treatment plan and care.
I always try to involve my patients in their treatment plan and care.
In Practice Since
Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2013
Procedures Performed
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Repair of lacerations
Skin grafts & flaps of the hand, wrist or arm
Excision of tumors of the hand, wrist or arm
Repair of nerve injuries
Surgical/non-surgical treatment of carpal tunnel
Nerve decompression in the forearm or elbow
Nerve decompression in the hand or wrist
Surgical/non-surgical treatment of trigger finger
Surgical/non-surgical treatment of DeQuervain
Surgical/non-surgical treatment of tennis elbow
Surgical/non-surgical treatment of the hand
Surgical/non-surgical treatment of the wrist
Joint replacement of the hand or wrist
Joint fusions of the hand or wrist
Repair & treatment of hand vascular conditions
Repair & treatment of wrist vascular conditions
Dupuytren disease & contracture surgical treatment
Xiaflex treatment
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Medical Education
Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy
Certifications
American Board of Surgery (Hand Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
Degree
M.D.
Schools
Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy
Internships
Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy
Geisinger Medical Center
Bucharest University & Emergency Hospital
Residencies
Hospitaux Civils de Colmar
Geisinger Medical Center
Fellowships
Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand & Microsurgery
Interests
Lacerations, infections & tumors of hand or arm
Injuries to nerves of the hand or arm
Cubital tunnel syndrome
Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow or wrist
Tendinitis of the hand, wrist or elbow
Trigger finger
Tennis elbow
DeQuervain syndrome
Fractures or dislocations of the hand or wrist
Arthritis of the hand or wrist
Blood vessel issues in the hand or wrist
Dupuytren disease
Given Name
Horatiu C.
Surname
Dancea
Gender
Male
Accepts Children
false
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts Mychart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
true
Average Rating
4.8
Rating Count
100
Accepts Children
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Accepts New Clients
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Accepts MyChart Appointments
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Accepts New Appointments
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Explained Clearly
Explained Clearly Rating
4.9
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Listened Carefully
Listened Carefully Rating
4.9
Easy Instructions Slug
Easy Instructions
Easy Instructions Rating
4.9
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Knew Medical History
Knew History Rating
4.4
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Showed Respect
Showed Respect Rating
4.9
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Spent Enough Time
Spent Enough Time Rating
4.8